Monthly Archives: February 2013

Il Congedo

See on Scoop.it – Your Catholic Yenta Know-it-all Lest anybody missed it, here’s the film….of Pope “emeritus” Benedict XVI leaving the Vatican.-30- Kristen McGuire‘s insight: We can only pray now that the next pope will be as wise and as … Continue reading

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Catholic Guilt About Sex ‘Is A Myth’

See on Scoop.it – Your Catholic Yenta Know-it-all Catholic guilt about sex is a myth, although religious people in general tend to feel more guilty about sexual ‘sins’ than other people, according to a new poll. Kristen McGuire‘s insight: I … Continue reading

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Poll finds strong approval for Pope Benedict, Catholic tradition

See on Scoop.it – Your Catholic Yenta Know-it-all Washington D.C., Feb 22, 2013 / 02:05 am (CNA).- As the Feb. 28 resignation of Pope Benedict XVI approaches, the vast majority of U.S. Catholics have a favorable view of the pontiff, … Continue reading

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Amid the Vacancy, On the Chair

See on Scoop.it – Your Catholic Yenta Know-it-all A week from today, Peter’s chair will be vacant. Kristen McGuire‘s insight: If the link to the pope’s final recessional out of St. Peter’s Basilica doesn’t move you to tears of thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Vatican murmurs about Mahony’s attendance at papal conclave

See on Scoop.it – Your Catholic Yenta Know-it-all ROME — A senior Vatican official called Cardinal Roger Mahony ‘s participation in the selection of the next pope “troubling,” but said there was no formal procedure to stop the retired Los … Continue reading

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How Vatican blogger Rocco Palmo is getting ready to cover the conclave for the next Pope | Poynter.

See on Scoop.it – Your Catholic Yenta Know-it-all  How a popular Vatican blogger covers the secret election of the next Pope when his sources “could be excommunicated”: http://t.co/k4BnFBlz)… Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Yep – one of my favorites…and yet, sometimes, his … Continue reading

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The one chart that shows the Catholic church’s looming identity crisis

See on Scoop.it – Your Catholic Yenta Know-it-all European Catholics today make up just 24 percent of the church’s following, but 53 percent of its Cardinal electors. Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Cool chart – people talk about this like it is … Continue reading

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